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Names starting with Me

Melaena - Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Mervin - Variant spelling of English Mervyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Meihui - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wisdom."
Metin - Turkish name meaning "strong."
Merit -   Egyptian name meaning "beloved."
Metushael - Variant spelling of English Methusael, meaning "man of God."
Merikh - Variant spelling of Mirrikh, the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." 
Mererid - Feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Melbourne - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements mylla "mill" and burne "stream," hence "mill stream."
Melisizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "leader of the nation."
Menuha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menucha, meaning "tranquility."
Melite - From the Greek name for the country of Malta, from the Greek word meli, meaning "honey."
Melchior - Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
Merletta - Feminine pet form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Meuric - Welsh form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Melkedoodum - Native American Algonquin name meaning "conceited."
Merla - Feminine form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Mensah - Egyptian name meaning "born third."
Mendiete - Basque name meaning "virgin."
Merfyn - Old Welsh name composed of the elements mer "marrow" and myn "eminent," hence "marrow-eminent."
Mehmet - Variant spelling of Turkish Mehmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
Menucha - Hebrew name meaning "tranquility."
Meinwen - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "slender and fair."
Mehrdad - A derivative of Middle Persian Mihrdat, meaning "given by Mihr."
Meadow - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "meadow."
Megan - Pet form of Welsh Mared, meaning "pearl." 
Medousa - Greek name meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Médéa - Arabic form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Mélanie - French form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Meredydd - Variant spelling of Welsh Maredudd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merianus - Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.
Mercy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "forgiveness, mercy."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Mercury - Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 
Melinda - Modern English compound name composed of Mel- (from Melissa ("sweet") or Melanie "black, dark") and Linda "serpent," hence "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Mellony - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Mecho - Bulgarian pet name meaning "teddy bear."
Meave - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Melvin - English name of uncertain origin, possibly an altered form of Melville, meaning "bad settlement." 
Menahem - Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Meera - Hindi name meaning "prosperous."
Methuselah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Meshulam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.
Melitta - Variant spelling of Latin Melita, meaning "honey."
Mehmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mervyn - Anglicized form of Welsh Merfyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Mechtilde - Variant spelling of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Mélissa - French form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Mechteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meletê - Greek name meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Metushelach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Meinhard - Old German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong and hardy." 
Meo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Melisa - English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Meti - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Meghan - Irish form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Mercedes - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes ("Mary of Mercies"), meaning "mercies."
Melody - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "melody."
Mert - Egyptian name meaning "lover of silence."
Mere - Maori form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Melina - Greek name derived from the word méli, meaning "honey."
Mercia - Latin form of English Mercy, meaning "mercy."
Meryem - Turkish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meilin - Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful jade" or 2) "plum jade."
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Melia - Short form of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Melany - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark."
Meri - Finnish name meaning "the sea."
Methodius - Latin form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Meyer - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Merari - Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Melania - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Merikano -  Probably a Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Merv - Short form of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Mehalia - Variant spelling of Aramaic Mahalia, meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." 
Melba - From the surname of a 19th century singer who took the name from the city of her birth, Melbourne, Australia, meaning "mill stream."
Meirong - Chinese name meaning "beauty flourishing."
Melodia - Chamoru name meaning "melody; song."
Merlín - Spanish form of Latin Merlinus, meaning "sea fort."
Mesi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Megedagik - Native American Algonquin name meaning "kills many."
Meira - Feminine form of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Meinard - Variant spelling of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Meg - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Meskhenet - Egyptian name meaning "destiny."
Meirit - Variant form of Hebrew Meiri, meaning "giving light." 
Meinrad - German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and rad "counsel," hence "strong counsel."
Melyssa - Modern English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Melville - Scottish surname of Norman French origin, transferred to English forename use, from the name of various places in Normandy called Malleville, meaning "bad settlement."
Media - Modern variant spelling of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Mette - Low German form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meino - Short form of German names beginning with Mein-, meaning "might, strength."
Meshech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Melita - Latin form of Greek Melite, meaning "honey."
Meshullam - Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel. 
Menetnashté - Egyptian name meaning "power."
Meydad - Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.
Meturato - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "black kettle."
Merrick - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Old Norman French personal name composed of the Germanic elements mari/meri "fame" and ric "power," hence "famous power." 
Mengyao - Chinese name meaning "may the child be as good and wise as Mencius (Meng-Ke) and Yao."
Menashe - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Melpomenê - Greek name meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mele - Hawaiian name meaning "song." Also used as a Hawaiian form of Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Meta - Short form of German Margarete, meaning "pearl."
Menashsheh - Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Mendia - Basque name meaning "mountain."
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mendebal - Basque name meaning "west."
Merav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merab, meaning "increase, multiplication." 
Merab - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul. 
Melisande - Modern French form of Old Norman French Melisende, meaning "strong worker."
Merlinus - Latin form of Welsh Myrddin, meaning "sea fort."
Meng - Chinese name meaning "eldest son."
Meleager -  Latin form of Greek Meleagros, meaning "pheasant." 
Melisent - Norman French form of Teutonic Malasintha, meaning "strong worker."
Mefodiy - Russian form of Latin Methodius, meaning "method."
Mektild - Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meghranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet ashoney."
Mekhag - Armenian name meaning "clove."
Meital - Hebrew name meaning "dew drops."
Merodach - Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.
Merideth - Feminine variant of English unisex Meredith, meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Melusine - German legend name of a fresh-water spirit believed to reside in sacred springs and rivers, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog." Melusine is depicted as being like a fish or serpent from the waist down. 
Melika - Hawaiian form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap." 
Melle - Breton form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Menno - Pet form of Dutch and German names beginning with Mein-, from Germanic magin, meaning "might, strength."
Merilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Meirion - Welsh form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Meoquanee - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wears red."
Melantha -  English name thought to probably be an elaborated form of the Greek word anthos, meaning "flower." 
Meng-ke - Chinese name, possibly meaning "approved eldest son." The Latin form is Mencius.
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Methoataske - Native American Shawnee name meaning "turtle laying its eggs."
Merrilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Melchiorre - Italian form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Melaina - Variant spelling of Greek Melaine, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Mechthild - Teutonic form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meifeng - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wind."
Meadhbh - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Meagan - Modern English form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Melqart - Persian form of Phoenician Milk-Qart, meaning "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Melqart began as a sea god.
Meggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Meaghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Melisende - Variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Merinus - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Melicent - Variant spelling of English Millicent, meaning "strong worker."
Meriwether - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for someone having a sunny disposition, composed of the Middle English elements merry "cheerful, lively" and wether "weather," hence "cheerful weather."
Mehmud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Metit - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Mencius - Latin form of Chinese Meng-Ke, possibly meaning "approved eldest son."
Megane - French form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Metrophanes - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements meter "mother" and phanes "appearing," hence "mother-appearing," perhaps in the sense "resembles the mother."
Menelaos - Greek name composed of the elements meno "to last, withstand" and laos "the people," hence "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Meghrig - Armenian name meaning "a bit of honey."
Menhalom - Chamoru name meaning "smart; intelligent."
Mehmed - Turkish form of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Melaine - Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Methuwshelach - Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Melva - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Merry - Originally a form of English Mercy "forgiveness, mercy," today it this name is usually chosen form its association with the word "cheerful" and "jolly." 
Meryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Megumi - Japanese name meaning "blessing."
Meghann - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Medeia - Greek name meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Melor - Modern Russian name composed of the first letter of each of the following: Marx, Engels, Lenin, October, Revolution.
Melusina - Variant spelling of German Melusine, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog."
Meka - Hawaiian name meaning "eyes."
Meinir - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and hir "tall," hence "tall and slender."
Methuwshael - Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Meike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Medakse - Armenian name meaning "silky."
Metod - Slovene form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Meonothai - Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.
Meili - Old Norse name of a brother of Thor. Meaning unknown.
Medb - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Methusael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Méabh - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Mentor - Greek name derived from the word menos, meaning "spirit." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Álkimos.
Meleagros - Greek name derived from the word meleagris, meaning "pheasant." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Althaea and Oeneus.
Melek - Turkish name meaning "angel." 
Menes - Egyptian name referring to a pharaoh of the First dynasty, of unknown meaning. His other name Hor-Aka translates to "Horus of the Reeds."
Menelaus - Latin form of Greek Menelaos, meaning "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Meiriona -   Aramaic name meaning "sheep."
Meixiang - Chinese name meaning "plum fragrance."
Meir - Hebrew name meaning "giving light."
Mered - Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.
Megaera - Latin form of Greek Megaira, meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Megaira - Greek name meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Merten - Low German form of French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Merton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "lake settlement."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Melech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.
Mergim - Albanian name meaning "foreign; stranger."
Merryn - Cornish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." Given in dedication of the Christian saint Marina.
Meallán - Irish Gaelic name which was probably originally a byname for a short stocky person, composed of the elements meall "knot, lump" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little lump."
Menachem - Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Meixiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful elegant."
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Metody - Polish form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Meriel - Variant spelling of English Muriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Mellan - Variant spelling of Irish Meallán, meaning "little lump."
Melvyn - Variant spelling of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Mesech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Merete - Danish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mendel - Yiddish name derived from Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "comforter."
Meraud - Cornish name of uncertain derivation. It could be a Cornish form of French Méraud, meaning "emerald," or it may be a feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, possibly meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Melveen - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Meliora - Modern English name derived from the Latin word meliora, meaning "always improving."
Merrion - Variant spelling of Welsh Meirion, meaning "like Marius."
Melchor - Spanish form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Merariy - Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Meshek - Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Meurig - Variant spelling of Welsh Meuric, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mercher - Welsh form of Roman Mercury, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy."
Médée - French form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Medusa - Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Medad - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.
Methodios - Greek name derived from methodos, meaning "method."
Mercurius - Roman name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercurius is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. 
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Melek -  Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merit - Variant spelling of English unisex Merritt, meaning "boundary gate." Compare with strictly feminine Merit.
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Merlin - English form of Latin Merlinus, the name of a famous wizard of Arthurian legend, meaning "sea-fort."Merlin was introduced into Arthurian legend by Geoffrey of Monmouth. According toGeoffrey, Merlin was the son of a demon and a princess. He became known for his prophetic abilities at a very young age and was consulted by King Vortigern to explain why his castle kept collapsing. Merlin revealed that there was an underground lake in which two dragons slept, a white one and a red one, representing the Saxons and Britons, and this was the portent for things to come. He is also called Myrddin Emrys, meaning "Merlin the Immortal." 
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Meryl - Variant form of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Medea - Latin form of Greek Medeia, meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Mei (chinese - 1-美, 2-梅):  Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful" or "2) "plum."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Melanie - English form of French Mélanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Melete - Latin form of Greek Meletê, meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Melissa - Greek name derived from the word melissa, meaning "honey-sap." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who cared for Zeus in his infancy.
Melpomene - Latin form of Greek Melpomenê, meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Méraud - French surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word emeraude, meaning "emerald."
Meri - Hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."

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